Tag Archives: Student Loans

Getting Rid of Student Loans in Bankruptcy

It is very difficult, almost impossible, to discharge student loans in a bankruptcy.  In order to do so, you must meet the three prong Brunner test.  Part of this test is that you must have made a good-faith effort to … Continue reading

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Using Bankruptcy to Escape Student Loans

It is very difficult to have bankruptcy erase your student loan debt.  In order to satisfy the undue hardship portion of the test in order to discharge student loan debt, you will need to show that you are unable to … Continue reading

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Government Hires Collection Companies to Collect Student Loan Debts

The U.S. Government has recently hired back private collection companies that were fired by the Obama Administration to collect on student loan debts. If you are in debt and are needing assistance, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit … Continue reading

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Relief from Fraudulent Student Loans

Students and parents who obtained a student loan for a school that subsequently closed can apply to have their student loans forgiven.  In order to qualify, the school must have closed before the student obtained a degree or the school … Continue reading

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Student Loan Interest

If you went to law school in the last 50 years, then there is a good chance that you had to take out some sort of student loan.  While your student loan payments may be killing your wallet, Uncle Same … Continue reading

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Poor, Disabled Woman Cannot Get Rid of Student Loans in Bankruptcy

In a recent bankruptcy court decision, a 45 year old unemployed, disabled woman was not able to get rid of $37,000 in student loans.  The bankruptcy court ultimately decided that she did not make a good enough effort to repay … Continue reading

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Student Loans — Do Criminals Have More Rights?

Student lenders have collection powers denied most creditors. Credit card companies can’t garnish your wages without a court order. A federal student loan collector can garnish your wages just by sending a notice in the mail to your employer. Credit … Continue reading

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